railway news

April 2021

26 July 2021

Please note that the dates specified are the dates the detail was changed on this website and are not specifically when the event happened. The actual event stated in the detail section would have occurred between the date stated below and the previous site update date.

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Number
Detail

125 Group

43044

After a brief layover at Kidderminster on the SVR, this power car has now transferred, by road, to Ruddington on the Nottingham Heritage Railway (GCRN)

Caledonian Sleeper

73970

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Craigentinny TMD and has resumed normal duties

DB Cargo

60011

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Margam T.C.

DB Cargo

60040

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD and has returned to service

DB Cargo

66047

Currently awaiting maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

DB Cargo

66120

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Immingham TMD

DB Cargo

66137

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Mossend Down Yard and has resumed normal service

DB Cargo

66149

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Acton Yard

DB Cargo

66155 / 66158

Both are currently awaiting maintenance at Toton TMD

DB Cargo

66172 / 66181

Both have completed their exam/maintenance work at Toton TMD and have returned to service

DB Cargo

66177

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Hither Green

DB Cargo

67006

Completed it's period of maintenance work at Toton TMD and has returned to service

DB Cargo

67016

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD and has returned to service

DB Cargo

90036

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD and has returned to service

DB Cargo

90037

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Mossend Euroterminal

Direct Rail Services

37423

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Carlisle Kingmoor TMD and has returned to service

Direct Rail Services

37716

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

66424

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to service

Direct Rail Services

66434

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

68008

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD

Direct Rail Services

88001

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Gresty Bridge TMD and has returned to service

Freightliner

66510

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

66547

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66553

Awaiting maintenance at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

66565

Has now transferred from Ipswich L.I.P to Crewe Basford Hall to continue it's exam/maintenance work

Freightliner

66585

Currently awaiting maintenance at Leeds Midland Road

Freightliner

66605

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Leeds Midland Road and has returned to service

Freightliner

66618 / 66619

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

Freightliner

70001

After it's recent failure at Hardendale Quarry, this loco has now been transferred to Crewe Basford Hall to undergo maintenance work

Freightliner

70007

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Southampton Maritime FLT

Freightliner

90003

This loco has now completed it's repaint at Wolverton Works and has returned to service sporting it's new G&W FLR Orange & Black livery having previously been in an unbranded version of the Greater Anglia White livery

Freightliner

90005

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall and has returned to service

Freightliner

90009 / 90049

Both are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Basford Hall

GB Railfreight

66721

Has now recovered from it's recent failure at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed active service

GB Railfreight

66722 / 66789 / 66792

All have now completed their exam/maintenance work at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD and have returned to active duties

GB Railfreight

66735 / 66751 / 66763 / 66764 / F231 (66775) / 66781 / 66787

All are currently undergoing exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Roberts Road

GB Railfreight

66767

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Peterborough (GBRf) TMD

GB Railfreight

66782

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Doncaster Roberts Road and has resumed duties

GB Railfreight

66793

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Tonbridge Yard and has returned to service

GB Railfreight

73119

Completed it's exam/maintenance at St. Leonard's Depot and has returned to service

Great Northern

387208

This unit has now received Great Northern branding on top of it's Gatwick Express livery after it's recent transfer

Great Western Railway

769939

This unit has transferred from Nemesis Rail at Burton to Wolverton Works to undergo further maintenance

Greater Anglia

720578 / 720579

Build now complete and both of these units have now transferred from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop Sidings for storage pending mainline testing

Locomotive Services Ltd

37667

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

Locomotive Services Ltd

D1944 (47501)

Undergoing exam/maintenance work at Crewe Diesel TMD

Rail Operations Group

37800

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Derby RTC and has returned to service

Rail Operations Group

37884

Completed it's exam/maintenance at Leicester L.I.P and has now returned to service

Transport for Wales

67010

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD

Transport for Wales

67017

Undergoing exam/maintenance at Cardiff Canton TMD

Transport for Wales

67025

Having been waiting for maintenance at Crewe Electric TMD, this loco has now transferred south to Toton TMD where it continues to wait in line for it's maintenance work

Wensleydale Railway

20169

This loco has become a victim of the Wensleydale Railway clearout and is now residing at an industrial estate in Tebay, and is looking very sorry for itself

West Midlands Railway

172103

This unit has now received WMR branding over it's Chiltern livery after it's recent transfer to WMR

West Midlands Railway

323204

Completed it's exam/maintenance work at Doncaster Wabtec and has returned to Soho LMD to resume service with WMR

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